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mother nature's wrath. two people are dead in texas after flash froods and tornadoes from tropical storm hermine rip across the state. while an out of control wildfire becomes the most destructive in state history. koran outrage. a florida pastor continues his plan to burn the holy muslim book this weekend. we'll have reaction from the only muslim member of congress. and an "early show" exclusive, the victim of that
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brutal acid attack in arizona opens up about the moment that changed her life and her fight to keep her family together "early" this thursday morning, to keep her family together "early" this thursday morning, september 9, 2010. captioning funded by cbs morning, everybody, here on a thursday. i'm harry smith. >> i'm erica hill. good to have you with us this morning. a lot to get to this morning, including some fascinating, exclusive interviews. the woman from arizona, derri velarde, is here in the studio with us this morning. she'll join us live to tell her story. also this morning, the big headline, piers morgan gets larry king's job. people have seen him on a talent show, but people across america say, who is this guy? matt holden, our good pal, they're very good friends. we have an exclusive with amanda and piers and she'll tell us
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about the guy. interesting newspaper bag ground. he may actually have the right feet to fill those shoes. >> oh, looking forward to that. first, we want to begin with the latest on that deadly flooding in texas where the aftermath of tropical storm hermine spawned a series of tornadoes and dumped up to 8 inches of rain. robbie owens of our affiliate ktvt is with us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. on the heel of hermine a series of tornadoes ripped through the area, leaving behind damage like this and capping a day of unusually severe weather here. as remnants of hermine moved through texas wednesday, at least three twisters touched down near dallas, damaging a strip mall and leaving a swath of destruction. >> it was huge. it was swirling for a little while. i think it just touched down for maybe four, five minutes. we saw debris fly up. >> reporter: earlier in the day resident of an apartment complex in arlington was caught off guard when floodwaters left them
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trapped. >> literally within 30 minutes it was so high we couldn't even walk back and forth from the apartments. >> reporter: roller coasters came to a stop at the nearby six flags when heavy rains caused a creek to overflow its banks leaving much of the amusement park under water. stranded drivers fell victim to flooded roads and highways. >> it came up a lot quicker than we were expected and quicker than we were able to take care of it. >> reporter: this mobile home park in nolanville was no match for the raging waters as residents watched their homes and dreams simply wash away. >> we're 75 and -- or 76 and 77 years old. we got to start all over now. >> reporter: amazingly, though, there were no serious injuries reported in the tornadoes here in the dallas area. the driver of that tractor-trailer there, walked away with just scrapes and bruises. in dallas, robbie owens for "the early show." >> thanks. we want to turn our attention to colorado where
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officials say a wildfire raging near boulder is now the most destructive in that state's history. the fire has destroyed at this point at least 135 homes. after four days, it is just 10% contained. cbs news correspondent barry petersen joins us this morning from broomfield, colorado, a base for the fighter planes attacking those flames. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the planes taking off today could be a problem. the forecast is for wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour. when that happens these planes go nowhere because the retardant gets blown away in the wind. one less tool in fighting wildfires that started on monday morning and roared to life in a matter of minutes. when the planes were overhead, will, whose house was in the heart of it and took this home video, knew it was serious, and in minutes it went from serious to downright dangerous. >> it's time to go. >> reporter: he and 3500 others were forced to evacuate.
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and last night many of them showed up at a boulder community center, including this man, who lost his home. >> i don't expect to leave here feeling good tonight. i'm sorry. too many of my neighbors' homes are gone. >> reporter: and others frustrated about not knowing if their homes are still standing. >> many of us have to idea. i don't know if my home is standing or not. it focus is too much on people working really hard instead of focusing on the people who are fearful that their homes are burned down. >> reporter: meanwhile, a brief late afternoon rain helped. if not enough to stop the fire, at least to make it easier for the up to 300 firefighter now on the job. >> the cooler temperatures and the cloud cover were something that allowed firefighter to work quicker because it was a lot cooler for them. >> reporter: but for some in
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this assistance center, the fate of the battle against the fire is meaningless. they've lost it all. and now all they can do is start over. >> hopefully they're going to help me find temporary housing. and right now, i'm going to buy clothes. >> reporter: the concern now is for four people who are still listed as missing. the fear is that they stayed behind to try to fight and save their own homes. erica? >> barry petersen in colorado, thanks. now here's harry. >> now to the latest on the florida pastor who says he will burn the koran this saturday. the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. his demonstration is now causing safety concerns for people in his hometown as well as americans in other countries. cbs news correspondent kelly cobiella is in gainesville, florida, and has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, harry. this morning the president, president obama, is stepping into this controversy saying this protest would be a
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recruitment bonanza for al qaeda. it is just one more in a chorus of voices warning about a violent backlash, but so far the florida pastor at the center of it all is standing firm. >> we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: the protest of one man with less than 50 followers is having a ripple effect around the world. the state department ordered u.s. embassies to assess their security and brace for possible protests. and the top u.s. commander in afghanistan warned again that jones could be putting u.s. lives in danger. >> we're concerned that the images from the burning of a koran would be used in the same way that extremists used images from gareb. >> reporter: jones says he has silent support from people who sent copies of the koran to burn and others too afraid to speak publicly. yet even members of his former
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church in germany are distancing themselves from him. on her facebook page, sarah palin urged jones to back off, calling the protest insensitive and an unnecessary provocation, much like the building of a mosque at ground zero. the man behind that project said on cnn wednesday night he never meant to offend the victims of 9/11. >> if i knew that this would happen, this would cause this kind of pain, i wouldn't have done it. >> reporter: in florida, jones' neighbors packed a church to pray with imams, priests and rabbis as a show of tolerance. >> i come in peace. >> reporter: religious leaders are trying to convince jones to change his plans. >> i think the pastor as a christian will follow in the footsteps of christ and would do the right thing. >> reporter: anger at this protest is clearly growing. at least 100 counterprotesters are expected here on saturday, probably many more than that. and some fairly intensive
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security measures are being put in place, including gainesville police officers, the s.w.a.t. team and the fbi. harry? >> kelly cobiella in gainesville this morning, thank you. joining us now from minneapolis is representative keith ellison, the first muslim ever elected to congress. from dallas, dr. richard land, president of the ethics and religious liberty commission of the southern baptist convention. good morning to you both. >> good morning. >> good morning. thank you. >> dr. land, let me start with you. numbers of ministers, evangelicals, pentecostals, you even have billy graham trying to reach out to this pastor. does this pastor have a theological leg to stand on? >> no, no. you just asked the question, what would jesus do? jesus would never do this. this is -- this is odeus. this is absolutely beyond the pale. it doesn't follow the golden rule. doesn't follow the teachings of jesus in any way, shape or form.
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and he's being urged by christians from all spekt rums and other religious leaders not to do this out of respect for our muslim citizens and also out of respect for the serious danger that it's going to place american soldiers and american civilians in overseas. i mean, this is a -- this is a needless, hurtful and, really, absolutely beyond the pale provocation. >> congressman, let me ask you this because you have the president speaking out on this issue now, saying this burning of korans is going to work as a recruitment tool for al qaeda. a recruitment bonanza. who does this hurt most? >> well, i think it certainly has the potential to hurt americans in uniforms of our country. i think it also damages our constitution. it damages the fabric of our nation that is based on the idea
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of religious liberty. but the thing i'd like to say is that i urge people in congregations, muslim and other, to urge restraint, to urge patience and to urge caution. you should not reward this provocation with a counterresponse unless that is a loving response, unless that is an interfaith response. but i would ask religious leaders to speak to their congregations and say, he's trying to provoke you. don't be provoked. >> one of the things that's being talked about, congressman, is that there is a line that can be drawn from the anti-islamic -- anti-muslim sentiment that seems to be growing in this country. and seems to be festering in the islamic cultural center being proposed to be built a couple of blocks away from ground zero. do you see a line that connects here? >> well, in my view, the
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cultural center in lower manhattan, the purpose of it wasn't to offend or insult anyone. the purpose was to try to build bridges of understanding. now, people can have different interpretations as to what it means to them, but there's no doubt that the people who pull this project together were not intending to insult anyone because there's a mosque within four blocks and they've been in this place for a number of years before. this is a deliberate attempt to provoke people, so i think that there are real distinctions. of course, the similarity is that there does seem to be a certain wave of anti-islamic sentiment, but let me just asked, while there is anti-islamic sentiment, there are many more christians, jews, hindus standing in solidarity. i think that's a good sign. people are rising to the occasion. >> dr. land, what is the antidote for this? >> i think the antidote for this
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is, do unto others as you would have them do unto you. love your neighbors. take into kgs your fellow neighbors and citizens' feelings and act towards others as we would want to be treated ourselves. >> thank you for taking the time to speak to us this morning. do appreciate it. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> take care. jeff glor is standing by at the news desk with a look at the rest of the morning's top stories. good morning. >> air kashgs good morning to you. good morning, everyone. conflict between muslims and christians may be behind a bombing in southern russia. rocked a central market, a christian area. more than 50 killed and 100 killed. a persistent wave of violence has been linked to islamic insurgency. it appears to be getting personal. in the off-year election battle between taxes.
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cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante is in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president has singled out house republican leader john boehner as a symbol of everything he thinks is wrong with the republican party. mr. obama went on the attack in boehner's hometown of cleveland, ohio. >> let me be clear to mr. boehner and everybody else. we should not hold middle class tax cuts hostage any longer. >> reporter: the white house says cleveland was chosen because that is exactly where boehner made a speech highly critical of the president a month ago. >> president obama says he wants to stop some tax hikes and not others. once again, putting government in the position of picking winners and losers and pitting taxpayer against taxpayer. >> reporter: in his remarks, the president targeted boehner, singling him out eight times. >> there were no new policies for mr. boehner. there was just the same
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philosophy we had already tried during the decade they were in power. the same philosophy that led to this mess in the first place. >> reporter: and the president insisted that the bush tax cuts for higher income earners, couples making more than $250,000 a year, will not be extended when they expire at the end of the year. >> i think the american people have had enough of politicians in washington talking about wanting to create jobs. it's a ploy to get themselves re-elected. >> the only reason they're holding this up is politics. pure and simple. they're making the same cal clalgs claalculation they made just before my inauguration. if i fail, they win. >> reporter: now, boehner would probably become house speaker if republicans take back that chamber in november, but in the meantime, the president has chosen him as the symbol of everything he thinks is wrong and particularly in the argument, this populist argument, tax policy on
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hello again, it's 7:25. it's a more comfortable morning out there. it's a pretty day's start. sharon will have the traffic after the weather. we have a nice day shaping up. if you're been you want, you know it was a cool night. we'll have a little bit of a breeze today much like yes and not as windy. 76 degrees is the daytime high and sunny, breezy and cooler than yesterday's 92. another clear, breezy and cool night with starlight and a full
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day of sunshine friday with 75 degrees and overnight lows in the 50s. now, over to sharon with the roads. hi, there, tim, good morning. we don't have many problems out there. just one accident in the city. that's on brendan avenue. we have a traffic light out and that's at north charles. watch for debris on the westside on the outer lupe approaching 70 and as far as delay. there's the delays on 95 southbound between whitemarsh and the beltway. that will take you ten -- minutes. and there's a live look outside at the beltway. that's the westside. this is brought to you by bill's. bills has it all for you don, back to you. a busy night follows a busy
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afternoon for the firefighters in the city. >> reporter: weather may be to blame, but they're not ruling out arson either. several firefighters and engines converged as the multiple fires broke out. the first on calhoun street and then one on west carey street. ten row homes destroyed and eight vacant. another fire near north charles street. high winds may be to blame and they're still investigating. no one was injured. a man is charged with burning his ex-wife after she's found dead. a 35-year-old was found dead in her burning home with her injured ex-husband. and the police say she was stabbed to death before the fire was started. the body of a missing swimmer from ocean city has been found.
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it was found 16 miles off of the coastline. he went missing two weeks ago while swimming in the strong current. and stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. up next, pierce morgan talks up next, pierce morgan talks about his job ,, everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing,
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good nutrition from the start. really nice crowd out on the plaza this morning. we'll get out there and get a chance to know them a little better in just a little while. welcome back to the "early show." coming up, an exclusive look at the man trying to fill some big suspenders. piers morgan is taking over for larry king on cnn starting in january. he's a much bigger name in britain than he is here. our friend, amanda holden, who's a pretty big name herself over there, had a talk with piers about his plans for his new role. also, we're looking forward to tomorrow night and the return
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up next, the new larry king. minus the suspenders. our amanda holden has an "early show" exclusive interview with piers morgan. he'll be taking over that time slot at cnn. this is "the early show" on cbs. hi, mom. how was school today?
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cnn has officially announced that piers morgan from "america's got talent" will replace larry king when he leaves his long-running prime time program in january. "early show" special contributor amanda holden recently visited with piers morgan. she joins us from london with an "early show" exclusive. amanda, good morning. >> good morning, harry. well, some of you know me as one of the judges on "britain's got talent." i sit between piers morgan and simon cowell. an extraordinary place to be. on american television piers is seen weekly as a talent judge but in england he's also known as a veteran journalist who's covered news all over the world. i sat down with piers for a personal conversation and he told me how he approached cnn and then campaigned to replace the king of talk. >> welcome to cnn. >> thank you very much. it's a great honor -- >> reporter: with that hand shake larry king ended an era and handed over the reins of his
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25-year-old show to british journalist piers morgan. >> with that chapter closing i'm looking forward to the future. what my next chapter will bring. but for now, for here, it's time to hang up the nightly suspenders. >> reporter: it was a storied career that included some 40,000 interviews, king's been the man everyone's opened up to. >> who gave you this ring? >> richard. >> reporter: a frenz request of speculation erupted as to who would replace the legend, from ryan seacrest to joy behar. the name as a frontrunner was actually the british journalist. >> if i'm as memorable in 40 years' time as he's become, i'll be thrilled. >> reporter: now in one of his very first interview, he says the enormity of the job is sinking in. >> he's one of my heroes. what i loved about the show is he could do the president one minute and do paris hilton the
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next and could be equally as comfortable. >> reporter: many recognize piers in this country from a talent show and from the judge that discovered susan boyle. he also happens to be one of the most respected interviewers in the uk. in his show "piers morgan's life stories" he's faced off with prime ministers. >> there's no narcotics swashing around -- >> no, i've never touched any cannabis -- >> reporter: my husband says you plump the cushions up nicely and then whack them. >> i think what i'm known for in britain most is asking very direct questions. >> how vein are you? >> not that vein, actually. i'm actually not. >> how have you kept a straight face saying that. actually, i know how you kept a straight face. a little botox. >> reporter: piers' unique style has made him an insider on both sides of the atlantic from the
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elite to the royal. >> i had lunch with diana and william when he was 13. she looked absolutely beautiful in the flesh. i remember thinking the most beautiful woman i've seen in my life. >> reporter: american odd yens have no idea, really, of your journalistic background. and you have feasted on celebrities in our country. >> i find the celebrity culture fascinating and i also find a lot of them to be overpaid, underworked, pampered prima donnas. so when i find whining celebrities, it really gets on my nerves. >> reporter: with his new cnn show starting in january, it's not too soon for piers to be thinking about who he'd like to talk to. >> i'd love to do president obama. i like what he's done to the reputation of america abroad, which i'm not sure many americans fully understand. bill clinton, another one. >> reporter: oh, yes. >> one of the most charismatic man i've ever seen. and mel gibson. >> reporter: no matter who he's sitting across from, piers is determined to make his mark on tv. >> i want to become the person that, you know, big stars in
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america, big public figures feel they can go to for an entertaining encounter, but they'll be thinking that wasn't an easy ride. that's the perfect interview environment. >> piers' now show doesn't doesn't have a name but it will be based in new york. he'll shuttle between new york and london. he's a complete news junky he and tells me he can't wait for the next new story to break. he said he knew he wanted to be a reporter since he was 6 years old. ah. replacing larry king is really a dream come true for him. >> talk to me a little bit more about his background. we really own know him from the reality show in the united states and a little from the one in the uk. he really has a wide knowledge of all kinds of celebrities. >> i mean, he has dozens and dozens of celebrities he's interviewed. many of them now have become his friends. i can tell you one story that i can share that he -- piers told me he was actually the person that introduced paul mccartney
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>> hello again, we'll have a more comfortable day today. we'll have the traffic after the weather. we, there's a small craft advisory in effect through tomorrow afternoon. the high pressure system building in has butted up against the cold front that moved through yesterday. it started kicking up the wind. we'll have wind today and tomorrow and tonight. it's part of the forecast. 76-degrees is the daytime high and 54 tonight.
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another star lit moonlit night and nights with a full day of sunshine heading into friday. 75-degrees is the daytime high. now, for another look at the roads. good morning, sharon. >> well, it's been busy outside. we have an accident on 97, that's going to be in the southbound lanes at the beltway and the median and we'll watch for a crash at walter boulevard. several accidents in the city. and east northern parkway and edmondson and nottingham and north washington at east oliver. as far as delays, 21 minutes from whitemarsh down to 895. there's the look at the drivetimes and the speeds. 35 miles per hour between 95 and 83. there's a live look at the westside of the beltway at frederick road. this is brought to you by loyola -- loyola university.
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and city fire crews stay busy battling wind whipped fires. andrea fujii has the story. firefighters say that weather may be to blame and they're not ruling out arson either. 100 firefighters and 40 fire engines converge. multiple fires broke out yesterday. the first on calhoun street. that sparked one on west carey street. ten row homes were destroyed destroyed and eight were vacant. high winds and conditions may be to blame for the fires and they're still investigating. no one was injured. investigators suspect foul play in a fire that killed 29 horses. it broke out behind the charleston racetrack. an accelerant may have been used. >> stay with wjz-13, maryland's
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nice crowd out here on the plaza. i just -- i just thought i saw somebody who looked familiar just for a second. okay. welcome back to "the early show." i'm harry smith along with erica hill. stand up to cancer, which raised tens of millions of dollars for research just two years ago, is going to be back in prime time on friday.
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all the major networks and a lot of cable channels, too. katie couric is co-host. she's heavily vovlgd in this effort, of course, and she'll be along to tell us what to expect from had this very important event. >> it had an incredible response last time. looking forward to that. if you're a fan of "the real housewives of new jersey," you know daniel staub. she's leaving the show. she wants everybody to know whose idea it is. danielle is in the studio. also, fine out what is next for the reality star. >> first, we want to get a check of the news and jeff glor is standing by at the news desk. >> when you think about it, who's really not a fan of "the real housewives of new jersey". >> i can't think of a sole. >> yeah. >> good morning, everybody. president obama wants a florida pastor to call off his plans to burn copies of the koran on saturday. mr. obama said this morning, quote, this is a recruitment bonanza for al qaeda and it might cause serious have i lens
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in pakistan or afghanistan. he also says it might lure more individuals who would be willinging to blow themselves up in american or european cities. cbs news correspondent charlie d'agata is in london with more on this. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jeff. the u.s. state department has issued a warning to american embassies in muslim countries to brace for an american backlash, demonstrations and the possibility of violence. the plan to burn the koran has already sparked outrage among muslims the world over. protesters in india burned american flags this morning and chanted, down with america. in britain, a former leader of an islamist hard line group told cbs news this morning, he plans to call on muslims worldwide to make 9/11 a burn the stars and stripes day. >> the burning of the koran has united muslims around the world and maz made them very angry. i think the american are digging their own grave. >> reporter: in afghanistan, muslim leaders said the u.s.
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can't afford to let the burning go ahead. >> i would encourage -- >> reporter: america must stop this, he says. the taliban will use it as proof they're here to destroy islam. during a trip to pakistan, angelina jolie was appalled at the idea of burning the koran. >> i have hardly the words that somebody would do that to somebody's religious book. >> reporter: indonesia, the world's largest muslim country, has sent a letter to president obama asking him to step in and forbid the bonfire from taking place. jeff? >> charlie d'agata in london this morning. thank you. today is kyron horman's eighth birthday. he's been missing since june 4th. classes are back in session at the elementary school where horman disappeared. and the boy's father joined volunteers working on a fear by wall of hope in honor of his son. remnants of tropical storm hermine have moved north after producing wild weather in texas. an eyewitness grabbed his iphone
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and grabbed video of this tornado roaring toward dallas. parts of that state got swamped by as much as a foot of rain. in colorado, the problem is not enough rain. that wildfire in the tinder dry foothills near boulder has already destroyed at least 135 homes and officials say there's a high risk of new fires by tomorrow. just about four minutes past the hour now. dave price is off this morning, so, lonnie quinn is outside. oh, you'u'
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we have temperatures going up to 76 today, breezy and cooler than yesterday. 54 degrees tonight and clear an breezy. the average overnight low around 59 degrees. nice and sunshine for friday for the next five days, going to 82 saturday and a chch >> announcer: this weather
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>> nice to see you. >> this is -- the last one was, what, two years ago? >> that's right. in 2008. this is the second big event. we're very excited about it. >> and what i want to do, first, because people might remember, cancer is -- i always say there's zero degrees of separation when it comes to cancer. it's particularly close in your household. you lost your husband to cancer. you lost your sister to cancer. >> my mother-in-law as well. >> this is the real deal. >> yes. in 1998 my husband jay died of colon cancer when he was just 42 years old and a few years after that my sister emily died of pancreatic cancer at 54. so many people are just like me, harry. this disease has affected so many american. and i decided after jay died to become an advocate for raising research money and awareness, specifically about colon cancer. and then when i lost my sister and friends and other people, i decided, i didn't want to give all the attention to colons,
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that we should really deal with cancer as this insidious disease that takes so many people way too soon. so, i've done a number of things in this area. but stand up to cancer is sort of one of my latest endeavors, along with a lot of other crazy driven women. you know what that's like, harry? >> i do. i have a feeling about that. >> the last stand up to cancer raised more than $100 million. and a lot of the money has gone to these dream teams. i remember talking with you, you know, that idea before. what's happened with that? >> well, it's been given to five dream teams as well as 13 young innovative scientists who have ideas that are really out of the box, that may never be given research grants. they're sort of pie in the sky. so, those are sort of the young innovative researchers. back to the dream teams. there are more than 200 scientists working at 50 different institutions who are collaborating. for example, there's a pancreatic dream teamworking with a research institute in phoenix, along with the university of pennsylvania,
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coming up with new drugs that are going to penetrate this sort of hard shell that surrounds pancreatic cancer tumors. so, we're thinking that that may -- might have really promising results. there's another genetic dream team, and the epigenome. and that therapy will hopefully get those genes to turn on or shut off, depending on how the tumor is behaving and that team is from usc and john hopkins. all of these scientists are very excited to collaborate. because cancer research has, for the most part, been quite proprietary and competitive. >> this is mine, this is mine. i'm not sharing with you. >> right. we really do think two heads are better than one and five heads are better than two. >> we tune in friday night, besides you, i mean, me personally i would tune in just to see you -- >> oh, yeah, yeah, yeah. flattery will get you everywhere. >> who else? >> there's a number of news personalities, if you will. brian williams and diane sawyer
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will be there. >> i'd tune in for that, too. >> by the way, we would love to have you join us, harry, if you have any interest. >> it's all the way on the west coast, isn't it? >> yes. you're welcome to come. denzle washington, rene zellweger, george clooney, ann moore, sally field, rob lowe, randy jackson, rashida jones, the simpsons. hello, the simpsons will be there. and also a number of cancer survivors are going to tell their stories, like christina applegate, michael c. hall, maura tierney, kareem abdul-jabbar, elizabeth edwards, ethan zaun from "survivor" who has done incredible work and michael douglas will be making a taped appearance, which i think will be very poignant because he's in the midst of battling stage four throat cancer and has been so courageous and, obviously, our hearts and prayers are with him. >> through go.
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>> katie -- >> and lots of musical groups, too. i can tell you some musical groups? stevie wonder, neil diamond, martina mcbride, herbie hancock, chris chris stofer son, u2's the edge, leona lewis and much, much more. >> sound like a big show. >> it is going to be a very big show, ed sullivan. can i say one more thing? when people watching, a dollar matters. anybody can be part of this movement. anybody who's been affected by cancer in any way and they feel the country needs to be gavel nized and we need to give people more hope and options, you can get involved. no amount is too small or too big, i might add. so, we'll be -- >> we'll be tuned in. >> waiting for your call, harry. >> tuned in. katie couric, thank you very much. >> thank you, harry. >> always appreciate it. >> stand up to arizonas simultaneously on cbs, nbc,
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abc -- >> and fox. >> and fox. at 8:00 p.m./7:00 central. now here's erica. >> thanks. up next, danielle staub, did she quit? was she fired? what's the real story here? we are going to speak exclusively with the now former real housewife of new jersey when we come back. >> announcer: "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by walmart. save money, live better. walmart. ♪ [ mom ] game time is all about the traditions. it's all about the tackles and the touchdowns... and watching my boys do what they do. but for me, it's even more than that. game time is about our time. together. [ female announcer ] get low prices on all your favorites for the game. save money. live better. walmart. [ air whooshing ] [ crunch! ] [ male announcer ] 11 grams of delicious whole grain.
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they scream, they fight, they make up, that was just the season finale. "the real housewives of new jersey" took that franchise to a new level, thanks in part to danielle staub. but before we talk to her, here's how they made their adventure in jaw-dropping tv. >> people make fun of jersey girls but i think they're just jealous. >> reporter: bravo tv's "real housewives" series can be found in six series. none is more popular than "the
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real housewives of new jersey". >> mommy has a little situation here. >> reporter: many of the drama inniercy is centered around danielle staub. >> there's nothing positive that can come out of being in the same place at the same time as danielle. >> reporter: staub has been at bitter odds with the other housewives. >> i kept my mouth shut. i don't want to call you honey. [ bleep ], is that better? >> reporter: stooim sometimes seen as the villain, staub has been the target of acts of wage. theresa nearly flipped a restaurant table on her and the daughter of another yanked her hair. in the two-part reunion that served as the season finale, the sparks really flew. >> don't break up my family! >> reporter: staub stormed off stage on two separate occasions. although the show ended with the unimaginable staub embracing her fellow housewives, it was revealed this week she won't be
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a real housewife of new jersey in season three. >> bye-bye. >> joining us this morning is danielle staub, who tells her side of the story in her book "the naked truth: the real story behind the real housewives of new jersey". good morning. >> good morning. >> what's the real story? were you fired or did you quit? >> neither, actually. i walked away. >> why? >> it was a good time to leave. there was no peace in two years. and i just felt like i had done all i could do. there was not going to be resolve. and i made resolve and i made peace before i went to the reunion with myself. that's why i was able to sit calmly. i knew there was nothing left. and i just really wanted to get through it. and in the end, i didn't realize i was going to hug, but teresa started yelling again. i just had to -- you know, that's the only way to stop her at that point.
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that was a very long day. it wasn't just an hour, like you see in an episode. >> right. >> it's a whole entire day. >> you're talking about the whole day of the taping of -- >> of taping. >> -- of the reunion special. you mentioned the hug. it lasted for -- you hugged teresa and then you hugged jacqueline. it lasted more than a minute. watching, it it's one of the most awkward things i've ever watched on tv. did it seem as long to you as it seemed when you watch it as a viewer? >> i didn't watch it, to be honest with you. >> no, but when you were in the moment -- watching it, it seemed like an eternity you were there hugging her and it looked very uncomfortable. >> maybe. i didn't think it was uncomfortable. i really hen had an opportunity to even speak to her. we were at odds. and i think there was a lot that was drawn upon emotion for she and i because we were in a friendship, a very close friendship, for quite some time. and that was the first moment in two years, actually, that we really had just a dialogue going
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with the others around, that we were actually able to speak. and i got to hear how she was feeling without her being controlled. and it moved me to let her know, i wanted to whisper to her -- i know we were miked but it wasn't my intent to be heard for anyone but her. i wanted her to know, i'm okay. i want to leave now. just let me go. there's no more. >> on the show this season we saw your energyist and energy is something you talk about and the energy. a lot of people -- the energy they feel from other people. what was the energy you got back from jacqueline in that hug? did you get anything? >> i did, actually. i felt her exhale. it wasn't an uncomfortable moment for me. i can't speak for anyone but myself. i just know for me, it was something that came from my heart. i've been seriously abused most of my life. and it doesn't make me a victim. i'm a survivor. there's people that go through much worse than i. but i'm given a platform to maybe stop some of that
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behavior. i did feel her exhale. i don't need her to admit that. i don't need anybody to admit that. i work on people's energy -- not on them but work with them and i feed off of that. yeah, i was feeling a lot of closure between she and i. >> do you feel you were portrayed accurately on the show? >> no. no. i think editing is a beautiful, wonderful thing. it did make wonderful tv, but i do own up to -- i am a button-purr button button-pusher, but do i have resolve at the end of the day and i don't mind being the villain. >> were the other housewives portrayed accurately? >> i think there was favoritism, to be honest with you. but that's okay. i'm the villain. i'm the most talked about. >> i know you have said repeatedly you want your own show. this is what you want to do next. are there any firm plans or offers? >> there are. i'm not at liberty to announce them at this time. >> will your kids be involved? >> yes, they will. >> do they want to be involved? >> yeah, they do. this one. they really didn't want to be a
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part of last season too much. it's kind of tough, you know, seeing your mom go into lion's den constantly. yes, my friends and my extensions of my family. >> we'll, watching for it. thanks for stopping by. just ahead. job hundredors beware. just ahead. job hundredors beware. we have everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. in high definition... ...bam! it was like, "wow!" we had been cable tv subscribers for a brief period of time and had a really bad experience. [ male announcer ] why settle for cable? now you can move up to fios tv, internet and phone
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hello again. a lot of students are out of school today. sharon will have the traffic after the first warning wealth -- weather. well, we're not getting near yesterday's temperature. we'll have a lot of sunshine and breezy and cooler than yesterday. clear and breezy tonight around 54 and nice, with a full day of sunshine and 75 degrees back into the 50s overnight.
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now, for a look at the roads with sharon. >> hi, there, tim, good morning. well, the new problem is on 95. we have a live picture on that one. take a look at the southbound. we have an accident there in the southbound lanes and it's blocking the right lane with the backup to the toll plaza and watch for an accident in clarksville. that's on east joppa and walter boulevard. typical delays on the beltway and we'll look at 95 and delays on 95 as well. and heavier approaching the fort mchenry tunnel because of the accident. this is brought to you by i hope. back to you, don. and firefighters stayed busy battling fire in west baltimore. don, firefighters say that weather may be to blame, but
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they're not ruling out arson either. 100 firefighters and 40 firefighters converged. multiple fires broke out and the first on calhoun street and the firefighters say that sparked another fire. ten row homes were destroyed and eight vacant. overnight, another fire near charles street. high winds and dry conditions may be to blame for the fires. no one was injured. thank you, andrea. they can sit in the palm of your hand, but they can cause a plane to crash. we're talking about laser pointers. don't point them to aircrafts in this case. the police have seen cases were pilots are temporarily blinded by them. you can be charged with assault or nor -- more. the police department is
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using skype. this is going to allow the citizens to sign in and listen to the news conference from where they are. stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. up next, why you should be cautious about work ,,,,,,,,,,
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recently, though, jake was tracked down in kentucky. a big yawn from jake this morning. i know, buddy, it's early. 400 miles away he was found. the happy family is reunited and they're going to share the story of how it all happened with us. >> what a beautiful dog. >> is that a w-- >> only three people left on "big brother" britney was kicked out last night so julie chen will ask about her strategy and if she's going to hook up with ex-house mate lane. >> it's always about the shomance. >> your dog's name is jake? >> my dog's name is jake. >> we'll get to that in a second. and why do you have your -- put your helmet on, dude. >> football season is beginning. they asked about jerseys. you guys are wearing jerseys. i don't have my buffalo bills jersey. apparently the fedex driver is a miami dolphins fan. so lonnie got his and you got a
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hard hat. i will proudly wear the buffalo bills hat. >> and your husband is a big indianapolis colts fan. >> i've got my colts fan. >> and woody johnson with the jet, got a good feeling, vibe about this. are you ready for some football? the new nfl season kicks off tonight with the new orleans saints hosting the vikings. big grudge match. so celebrate the season, nfl and united way are joining forces again. and this time the combat childhood obesity with the back to football friday campaign. here with us on the plaza are brian gallagher, president and ceo of united way worldwide. and alexia gallagher, no relation, executive director of nfl charities. good morning to you both. >> great to be here, harry. >> united way has had a great relationship with the nfl for forever and ever. >> 37 years we've had this relationship, usually focused on people to volunteer. we're both focused on youth
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fitness. one out of three young people in the country are obese. we have a platform to try to build awareness and focus on dieted and exercise. that's the partnership. >> how is the nfl backing this up this year? >> the back to football friday initiative was something that was created as a national celebration on the return to football. really, allowing nfl fans to gear up for the return and the kickoff. >> literally gear up. >> wear your team's colors to work. >> exactly. so, we're encouraging all nfl fans of all ages across the country to wear their nfl team jerseys or colors to work on -- or school on friday, september 10th, tomorrow, and by doing so, you are essentially showing your support for the return of football, yet at the same time, showing that you are part of the national awareness of youth health and fitness. >> one of the things because the nfl is plugged into this, is that individual communities and individuals can benefit by this how? >> two things.
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first, you can go to unitedway.org/backtofootball or nflrush.com/backtofootball. if you're a school, you can register on the nfl site. a company, register on the united way site. you have a chance to win a trip to the super bowl or grant to your school. access to resources and a little fun. >> these grabts grants are pretty significant? >> $10,000. 34 schools across the country, 32 in the nfl markets and then two out of market will receive $10,000 grants. considered an nfl super school and have an opportunity for an nfl player to host an assembly and gym class. >> this goes on the back of play 60, the campaign from last year. we appreciate you guys coming by this morning. we're in the spirit to get ready for football, right? >> we're ready. >> really do appreciate it. thanks so much. for more on how to participate in back to football friday, go to our website,
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earlyshow.cbsnews.com. and a reminder, the new season of "the nfl today" on cbs begins sunday at noon eastern/9:00 a.m. pacific. james brown, dan pa reno, boomer esiason and the rest of the crew along to preview week one action. you like that music, don't you? >> i like the music. >> buffalo bills,
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>> we don't even have the puffy clouds. the rain is down near texas. it's rain that way and dry here. we'll ride this until we, well,
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you know, don't have any other choices. right now, 76 degrees and gorgeous, 54 degrees tonight and another great night. put the windows up and we'll continue into this stretch into the weekend. look at the stretch, 8 everybody, make it a great day wherever you are. sweetheart, hold onto that pen, because i'm going to send harry out here. he will sign your poster. harry, it's all yours. >> i'll do that in just a couple minutes. millions of people in this country will do just about anything for a job these days. the unemployment rate is still close to 10%. nearly 45% of jobless americans have been out of work for more than six months. with so many desperate people out there, there is a booming market for scam artists. workplace consultant debra shigley is here to tell us what
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to watch out for. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is the sad reality of people under a lot of pressure being taken advantage of. >> absolutely. people who might not ordinarily fall for scams are now because they're so desperate to find a job. >> whone of the things you say watch out for companies hyping the same program. what does that mean? >> this is happening on twitter. basically a new take on the work from home scam. there are tweets that say you can make a lot of money working from home. sign up for instructional cd. but the fine print says you're signing up for a monthly service that will charge you up to $100 a month if you don't cancel. >> wow. >> you want to be aware of anything that says no experience necessary. you don't need to submit a resume. usually, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. >> this is being spread on twiter? >> yes. twitter is the new way for the scam to be propagated. >> one of the other things you say is if it looks fake, it probably is fake. how do we differentiate between what's real and what is fake? >> right. typically these scammers are
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coming from outside the u.s. so, the e-mails are going to be riddled with grammatical error, punctuation errors, oftentimes it looks fake in terms of the photo or logo might be copied. you need to do is investigation. one thing you can do is go online to the better bureau to see if there are any scams located with this company. you can go to domaintools.com. we looked up cbs.com. you can look up how long the site has been registered, who registered it. what you're looking for is whether there are just a short period of time it's been in existence, scam sites usually -- >> they go up and then come down. >> right. they go up for a few months. >> boy, that really is -- that sounds really nasty, isn't it? really mean? >> it is. >> a lot of internet scams in the past were done by people faking banks. they literally took the graphics right off the internet and put them on up. really need to pay attention.
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the other thing that you talk about is this notion that if you end up starting to answer some of these questions online, if they start to ask you about credit checks, that is like the biggest red flag of all. >> yes. some legitimate companies do run a credit report but it's much later in the game. it would be usually when a job offer is imminent or about to be made. if you go on one of these sites, apply online. sometimes you'll get an unsolicited e-mail that says, in order to proceed to the next step, you need to fill out a credit report. big red flag. most of the time it's a phishing scam. they're trying to get your bank account number, your social security number to commit identity theft. >> if online someone is asking for that or your social right off the top, just stop, stop, just click off, erase everything. >> yes. one thing, though, a lot of fortune 500 companies, on their official website, they will ask for your social security number to apply online. it's typically okay. there are a lot of security
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measures in place. if you're a one-off job site, like craigslist, to you want wary of submitting any of that information. >> i'm so concerned any time you see that on any blank, i almost -- i almost usually call first just to try to make sure it's legitimate. you put your social in, it's like kiss your life good-bye. last but not least, your last red flag. if an employer requires you to wire money or handle suspicious goods. you know, it sounds obvious, but you really -- you have to be careful. >> absolutely. this is a new take on the check processing scam. someone sends you a check, you're supposed to wire money to another entity. obviously, the check turns out to be fake, the bank account is fake and you lose the money. and could potentially be engaged in criminal activity. as a general rule of thumb you want to look for any recruiter asking for money up front. some of these recruiters say, they can offer you special inside access to job listings or
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special training materials, things like that. and all that information is actually freon line on federal job sites. watch out for anything that calls you to pay money up front. you need to do your research. goog google, linknd, to protect yourself. >> very good information this morning. really appreciate it. thank you. good job. now here's erica. >> thanks. this morning the "big brother" house is officially a man cave. the last woman in the game, britney haynes, was evicted last night. our julie chen, host of "big brother," sat down with britney a few moments after she was tossed out. >> what was your strategy? you outlasted all the other women. >> i know. i like that. >> you should be proud of it. you should feel good about that. >> thanks. >> what was your strategy? >> my strategy going in was very much not to overplay the game and to let everything just sort of happen organically.
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>> we definitely saw a bond between you and lane. >> yes. >> if you were not engaged, would we have seen another couple in the house, other than brendan and rachel? >> no. lane is like my big brother. no. julie! >> you don't think -- >> can you imagine? >> you don't think lane has a crush on you. >> no. >> who here thinks lane -- >> no, no. that's not it. >> and on the flipside, who here thinks britney might have feelings for lane? >> he's like an older brother. he treat me like a big brother. he pesters me, annoys me. he's so irritating. he won't listen to anything i say. >> we've heard you say in the house that you've been locked away and you don't even know if you're engaged anymore. why would you say that? >> because who knows what's going on in the world. what if -- what if -- i have like -- my fiancee, i have a new
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girlfriend for him, she has a name. i've made up like an entire personality for her. because when you sit in the house and you have nothing else to think about, these ideas just fester. so her name is nicole and she's a brunette. she's like the complete opposite of me. she's real cool, not prissy, she likes to get dirty. like, i are a whole personality for this -- >> so, nicole comes to life and is real. then are you going to start a romantic relationship with lane? >> no. he is my big brother. he's my "big brother" big brother. >> britney, thanks so much. >> thanks, julie. >> you're welcome. >> i love julie. she's going to get that answer. for more of her interview with britney, log degree on to our website at earlyshow.cbsnews.com. don't forget, you can see "big brother" tonight at 8:00/7:00 central right here on cbs. harry? >> erica, seven years ago the
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davis family of lake orion, michigan, had a dog named jake. he was just a puppy and suddenly he was gone, stolen from their backyard. yesterday jake finally was reunited with the davises after he was located hundreds of miles away in kentucky in an animal shelter. jake joins us now exclusively, along with brad davis and his daughters izabella and lola. good morning, everybody. >> good morning. how are you doing? >> good, we're good. seven years ago, jake is just a little puppy. had you him in the backyard, right? >> yes. the day after thanksgiving. my wife went out to have christmas pictures taken for the girls. came back 45 minutes later and he was gone. >> wow. look at jake now. you're barely reunited 24 hours. he looks plenty at home. so, you come home. jake is missing. and i'm sure everybody was crushed, the reaction everybody must have been devastated. >> yeah, yeah.
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it was pretty hard on izabella, she was 3 at the time and lola was only 1. she doesn't remember much about the day but bella remembers it plain as day. we put a good reward out for him and didn't see nothing, so -- >> so, you didn't -- you thought the end -- that jake is gone and we'll probably never see him again. when you get this phone call again that says, i'm down in kentucky and we think we have your dog, what was your reaction? >> we were, like, really surprised. we had just left kentucky. we were down there for a bicycle race, a bmx race for my son in louisville. we had just gotten home. the next day they called us and said they found our dog. we were, no, our dog's with us, because we had a new dog about three months ago. so, i gave her a call back and then she said she had a dog that was microchipped. right then i knew it was jake from seven years ago. >> wow. izabella, when you got -- when you got to look at jake, what was your reaction? what was your feeling when you heard that jake was coming home? >> i was so happy.
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>> do you think he still knows you? >> yeah. >> yeah. how can you tell? >> i don't know. i can just tell. >> he was all over you, loving on you. >> no kidding? really? >> i mean, they say, sense of smell and memory closely related in the brain. and i've got to believe that dog remembers from when he's a puppy, right? you would imagine. >> yeah. you know, we pulled in last night and i rolled the window down and he went nuts in the back of the truck. he just wanted out so bad. smelled around the house, smelled around the outside. and then jumped up in our bed, of course, last night. >> how about that? do you have the sense, brad, that jake was well taken care of in the time that -- since you lost him? >> yeah. most definitely. he was well taken care of. someone was looking over him and they did a good job for him. he's good now. we got him back home and we're happy to have him home, for sure. >> lola, what's it like to have this new dog in your house?
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>> i'm really happy. >> are you excited? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> now, is he going to be able to get along with the other dog? >> oh, yeah, they're already making friends. she's only five pounds, so, you know, she'll be running the roost pretty quick. >> how about that? what a story. i mean, in your life, just to get that phone call. if i get the story right, brad, like the minute you heard, you're jumping in the car with your brother heading down to pick this dog up. >> yeah, definitely. as soon as they told me he was there, he was in good health, i was on my way the next morning. it took us about seven hours down there, seven hours back. we got back last night about 9:30. we've been rolling ever since. it's been going great. >> isn't that great? that is one dog that looks right at home. there's no other way to describe it. thank you all for taking the time to share your story with us. jake, i'm -- jake doesn't have an ear piece in, i guess.
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you give jake our best regard as well, okay? take care. >> you got it, harry. thanks very much. we appreciate it. >> be well. be right back. i'm bob ehrlich. i'm not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. today maryland is in trouble. we're worse off than we were four years ago. dangerous debt, higher taxes, not enough jobs. we need real leadership to turn this state around. fix the budget -- honestly. grow small businesses -- really. excellent schools -- everywhere. protect the bay -- finally. it's why i'm running. to make the state we love not just good but great. now let's get down to work.
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you know, when you see someone dancing, sometimes there's that instant animal attraction. there's john travolta and the ladies go, well, hello, saturday night fever. >> uma thurman. >> right. other times you see men dancing and you say, can we just just go sit back down at your table at the wedding? jeff glor? >> wow. >> no, just kidding. there's a british study out. they wanted to look at what, in essence, was good dancing for men. they took a group of men, ages 18 to 35, watched them dance, put sensors on them. we have an animation of the different dance moves they had. then they showed it to women who
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ranked their moves on a scale of one to seven. this is good dancing according to the women. one key to good dancing, you want to mix it up a little bit. a varied repertoire and more moves that involve tilting and twisting of the torso and neck. >> oh, look at that. the running man. >> more movement of your torso and head. >> yes. >> they say bad dancers just use their arms and legs. >> my wife, who is latina, she said, honey, have you to move your hips. it's all about moving your hip. >> is this what you looked like when sharon first met you? >> i had -- well, yeah. that looks a little robotic. >> and i think if you could see the face, you would see the classic -- >> it's like the elaine from seinfeld. >> it is. >> i can't believe i just did that. >> in the pantheon of good and bad dancers, where would you place yourself? >> definitely in the low end. >> of good dancers?
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>> on the very low end of bad dancers. >> oh, wow. >> i think if the right song comes up and the right inspiration is there -- >> you feel it. >> something just -- >> it comes over you. you can't control it. >> you just go with it. >> let. move you, jeff glor. >> let. move you, jeff glor. >> boy, are we glad we're out o,
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well, it's cooler today. tim williams is in for marty bass. well, you can feel the shift for fall. looking at 76 degrees today. we had a 90-degree yesterday and today, it's closer to the normal. 54 tonight and 75 tomorrow and nice with a full day of sunshine and heading into the weekend, 82 saturday.
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looking for a chance of showers saturday afternoon. 82 and 80 on monday and election day tuesday. several fires broke out forcing firefighters to work day and night. andrea fujii stays on the story. don, firefighters say that weather may be to blame and they're not ruling out arson, either. multiple fires broke out in the span of a few house ago -- hours ago. and one sparked another fire. ten row homes were destroyed and eight vacant. overnight, another fire near charles street. firefighters say that the dry conditions could be to blame for the fires and they're still investigating. a machine is charged with murdering his ex-wife after she's found dead in columbia. on tuesday, the 35-year-old was found inside a burning home
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along with an injured husband. the police say she was stabbed to death before the fire is started. investigators suspect foul play in a barn fire that killed 29 horses. the fire broke out behind the charlestown racetrack this week. an accelerant may have been used. and a string of recent -- put the campus on edge. four of them happened monday. patrols are increased in the area sense. and they can fit in the palm of your hand, but they can cause a plane to crash. you better not use laser pointers on planes. several cases show that pilots have been temporarily blinded by the lasers.
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you can be charged with -- ray lewis is in the newest old spice commercial. the last old spice commercial generated 14 million hits there. stay with wjz-13, maryland's stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station and complete news , man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater?
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The Early Show
CBS September 9, 2010 7:00am-9:00am EDT

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